Let's Make Robots!

Antique desk, marvel of engineering

http://www.youtube.com/embed/MKikHxKeodA?rel=0

I can't even imagine the time it took to design & build something like this. All done with no electricity, motors, or micros.

On-line electronics store up and running

After a few false starts, my on-line store is running! I have absolutely no experience setting up a website but it is coming along quite well. Over the next couple weeks I will be adding over 2000 items to my catalog and actually added about a hundred today.

Comments & suggestions are welcome.

www.salvage-1.com

 

On-line store up and running!

I just published my first website: www.salvage-1.com and it should be live any minute now.

I will be adding items on a daily basis as I have over 2000 part numbers currently in stock as well as all types of unique and interesting items.

There will be certain core items, (like the soldering stations), that I will always sell but other items, (due to the nature of the surplus business), will be limited quanity. What that means is, when they're gone, they may be gone for good. I buy at auction every other Saturday so there will be new and different items added continously.

I have purchased, what I hope, will be a good base for my next robot. It is a Jazzy "Z" chair from Pride Mobility that I bought at auction for $27.50. This chair … Read more

Robot Combat League

A new TV show, Robot Combat League starts on SiFi channel. 8:00PM Arizona time but check your local listings.

Only caught a brief teaser last night but it looks pretty good. I just hope it isn't just hollywood's idea of fighting robots that are nothing more than men with vacuume-formed plastic body parts attached. We'll see:-)

Spherical Flying Machine

www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFOuLnMoQZA&feature=player_embedded

It would be great if this site would fix the "no copy/paste" problem. It's a real pain having to type in web addresses by hand, otherwise, great site.